Specialty drinks, Italian wines gain menu placements
February 11, 2019
Technomic's “On-Premise Intelligence Report,” developed with New York-based Beverage Marketing Corporation, examines trends in the on-premise market as consumers' demands for quality, variety and authenticity increase and their flavor preferences shift.
Given the volume growth of packaged water, beverage manufacturers have taken notice of how consumers are reaching for hydration beverages over sweeter options, prompting them to rethink their own portfolios. This shifting sentiment caught the attention of Cott Corporation, thereby paving the way for the beverage manufacturer to create a new identity for itself.
John Butcher adds top executive role with foodservice company
January 22, 2019
Minneapolis-based Caribou Coffee, a subsidiary of JAB Holding Co., announced that John Butcher has been appointed president and chief executive officer. Butcher has served as president of Caribou Coffee since joining the company in June of 2017.
Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle, announced the expansion of its Starbucks Delivers pilot to an additional six cities across the United States. The expansion, in partnership with Uber Eats, began in San Francisco on Jan. 21, the first of six new markets to offer the service to customers. Following an initial test in Miami, the company remains on track to bring Starbucks Delivers to nearly one-quarter of U.S. company-operated stores.
Foodservice operator adds Energy Cold Brew to menu
January 4, 2019
In the spirit of “new year, new you,” Canton, Mass.-based Dunkin’ is presenting a new look to its product packaging, while welcoming new and returning favorite menu items to give the brand and its guests an energizing start to 2019, it says.
Foodservice operator to donate portion of sales on World AIDS Day to (RED)
November 27, 2018
This holiday season, Seattle-based Starbucks Corp. has more surprises in store to share with consumers. The company announced the release of Juniper Latte, a new wintery beverage that features a hint of juniper and sage, an evergreen aroma and citrus notes, it says. Juniper Latte is available at participating Starbucks locations in the United States starting today (Nov. 27) for a limited time, while supplies last.
Survey shows 75 million consumers expected to shop Cyber Monday
November 20, 2018
Retailers are preparing for one of their biggest weekends of the year as an estimated 164 million people are already planning to go shopping Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey released by the Washington, D.C.-based National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
February’s cover feature tells the story of Cott Corporation and its journey in how it became one of the biggest companies in the HOD market. Also examined in this month’s issue is the top trends in the wine, health-and-wellness, and cognitive health and energy categories. Discover other top trends in products, packaging and ingredients!
Check back throughout the month for additional content.